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Famous Teaneck High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Teaneck High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Teaneck High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Teaneck High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Teaneck High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Teaneck High School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Teaneck High School.

List is made up of many different graduates, including Marc Jacobs and Tamba Hali.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Teaneck High School?” and “Which celebrities are Teaneck High School alumni?”
  • 1
    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963) is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for his own fashion label, Marc Jacobs, and formerly Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, which was...  more

    #31 of 69 The Most Influential Fashion Designers Of All Time#15 of 154 The Most Influential People in Fashion#339 of 574 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

  • 2
    Physician, Social activist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Michael Arthur Newdow (born June 24, 1953) is an American attorney and emergency medicine physician. He is best known for his efforts to have recitations of the current version of the Pledge of...  more
  • 3
    Guitarist, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 60 (1950-2011)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Phoebe Snow (born Phoebe Ann Laub; July 17, 1950 – April 26, 2011) was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for her 1975 song "Poetry Man". She was described by The New York...  more

    #289 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?#4 of 665 Every Band & Musician Who Has Performed on Saturday Night Live#97 of 107 The Best Musicians Who Performed on SNL in the '70s

  • 4


    BirthplaceCape May, New Jersey, United States of America

    Paul Adolph Volcker Jr. (; born September 5, 1927) is an American economist. He was Chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August 1987. He...  more
  • 5
    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey, United States of America

    Damon Laurence Lindelof (born April 24, 1973) is an American screenwriter, comic book writer, and producer. He was the co-creator and showrunner of the television series Lost (2004–10). He has...  more
  • 6
    American football player


    BirthplaceGbarnga, Liberia

    Tamba Boimah Hali (born November 3, 1983) is a Liberian-born former American football linebacker. He played college football at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), where he earned...  more

    #1014 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#80 of 154 The Greatest Linebackers of All Time#17 of 94 The Best Penn State Football Players of All Time

  • 7


    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, USA

    Gaius Charles (born May 2, 1983) is an actor known for his portrayal of Brian "Smash" Williams in the television drama, Friday Night Lights. He also played Dr. Shane Ross on the ABC medical drama...  more
  • 8
    Conductor, Film Score Composer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor known for his film and television scores. He is best known for his frequent collaboration with Robert Zemeckis,...  more
  • 9
    Peter Pace (born November 5, 1945) is a United States Marine Corps general who served as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Pace was the first Marine officer appointed as chairman, and...  more
  • 10
    Film critic, Historian


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and film historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory...  more
  • 11
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey

    Anthony "Tony" Campbell (born May 7, 1962) is a retired American National Basketball Association (NBA) player. Campbell played high school basketball at Teaneck High School in Teaneck. A 6'7" small...  more
  • 12
    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Harlem

    Charon Shemekia Copeland (born April 10, 1979) is an American electric blues vocalist....  more

    #145 of 222 The Best Blues Artists of All Time#132 of 154 The Best Electric Blues Artists

  • 13
    Novelist, Screenwriter


    Jeff Gottesfeld is an American novelist, playwright, and screen and television writer....  more
  • 14
    Baseball player


    BirthplaceHackensack, New Jersey

    Douglas Metunwa Glanville (born August 25, 1970) is an American former professional baseball outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and...  more
  • 15
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey

    Kasib Powell (born March 18, 1981) is an American professional basketball player currently working as an assistant coach for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League. Powell was born and raised...  more
  • 16
    Record producer

    AgeDec. at 59 (1935-1995)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Paul Allen Rothchild (April 18, 1935 – March 30, 1995) was a prominent American record producer of the late 1960s and 1970s, widely known for his historic work with The Doors, producing Janis...  more
  • 17
    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California

    Chris Brancato (born July 24, 1962) is an American television and film writer and producer. Brancato grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and graduated from Teaneck High School. He subsequently attended...  more
  • 18
    Businessperson, Television producer


    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey, United States of America

    Roger Birnbaum (born November 14, 1950) is an American film producer who owns the company Spyglass Entertainment, and was co-CEO and co-chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. His two greatest box office...  more
  • 19


    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey, USA

    David Sklansky (born December 22, 1947) is an American professional poker player and author....  more
  • 20
    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 65 (1932-1997)

    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey

    Nelson Gerard Gross (January 9, 1932 – September 17, 1997) was an American Republican Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly and as Chairman of the New Jersey Republican State...  more
  • 21
    American football player


    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey

    Lance Ball (born June 19, 1985) is a former American football running back. He was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at the University of...  more
  • 22
    Musician, Actor


    BirthplaceBronx, New York, USA

    Taral Nikisha Hicks (born September 21, 1974) is an American actress and singer. Hicks is best known for her acting in such films as 1993's American crime drama film A Bronx Tale and her singing in...  more
  • 23


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Lawrence Adam Frank (born August 23, 1970) is an American basketball coach who is currently working as the President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball...  more
  • 24
    Librettist, Lyricist
    Michael Korie is an American librettist and lyricist whose writing for musical theater and opera includes the musicals Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven, and the operas Harvey Milk and The Grapes of...  more
  • 25
    Dan E. Fesman (sometimes credited as Dan Fesman) is a television producer and writer. Fesman graduated from Teaneck High School in Teaneck, New Jersey.Fesman has also been producer and writer on...  more